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Tokyo: Here and Now Program March 1st & 2nd, 2016, Azabudai

New to Tokyo or know someone who is? The best way to get a quick start on daily living info and Japanese culture is to attend the Tokyo: Here and Now program on March 1st & 2nd, 2016. Registration opens on Monday, January 18th.  The maximum attendees number is 32 people, and it always books early, so register asap.Tokyo Here and Now

Although today you can find most information you need via the internet, the internet does not help you make in-person friendships and deliver information in a super easy format. The Tokyo: Here and Now program is designed to help newcomers thrive during their time in Tokyo. After two full days, you will walk away with new perspectives, a new sense of security and new friends!!

Topics include delivered by expert speakers:

•    Earthquake preparedness

•    Healthcare; dealing with medical emergencies

•    Cultural adjustment

•    Japanese cuisine

•    Japanese customs and celebrations

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The two-day program starts each day with breakfast and is followed by sessions on medical care, food, education, emergency and earthquake preparedness, travel, culture and etiquette. You will enjoy two delicious lunches in the Tokyo American Club classroom and have time for Q&A and to meet other newcomers! Participants also will receive a bag of maps, information materials and coupons from various organisations and businesses that aim to make your life in Japan better.

The Tokyo Here and Now Program is put on by volunteers, coordinators and speakers working with the Tokyo American Club Women’s Group and is a not-for-profit activity. Whether you’ve lived here for three weeks, three months or three years, please consider joining this orientation program to get the scoop on what you need to know and begin to establish a network of friends at this expert-led, two-day program. The Tokyo Here and Now program is offered twice a year in the Spring and Fall.

Tokyo Here and Now Details
Event location: Tokyo American Club (TAC), Azabudai, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Event date: March 1st and 2nd, 2016  (Tuesday and Wednesday) 8:30-15:00 both days
Who can attend: Open to the public
Event Cost: TAC Members: ¥19,000, Non-TAC Members: ¥22,000; (prices exclude 8% consumption tax); Cost includes course materials, breakfasts, lunches and light refreshments.
How to register: Registration for TAC members register here: Non TAC Members registration via email wg@tac-club.org.

Note: If Childcare is needed, please call the Club Childcare Center directly at 03-4588-0701. Please inform them that you are attending Tokyo Here and Now.


Tokyo: Here and Now Program – March 1st & 2nd, 2016


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  1. I would like to speak at the next Tokyo here and now and inform expats of what could happen
    I was asked to speak in front of the US congress in July 2015
    Her is my testimony https://youtu.be/8m-yOwAZrRU

    • Hi Diane, Thanks your interest in the Tokyo Here and Now program. I am not the committee chair for the next round. However,please sen your proposal to the TAC women’s group and they will respond. Lauren

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